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‘Perfect storm’ responsible for Great Resignation

A majority (61%) of UK and Irish workers are seen to be ‘flight risks’, as a combination of endemic burnout, a rapidly expanding talent pool and lack of provision for flexible working cause workers to...

Staffing crisis in social care worsens

The staffing crisis in the social care sector is set to deepen, as statistics show a loss of up to 70,000 workers across the sector in the six months to November.

Businesses look to tech for post-COVID transformation

Companies are investing in digital technology and automation in order to adapt to significant workplace changes brought on by the pandemic.

Watch on demand: How to build a successful employee experience programme

Panellists on November's HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how to build an employee experience programme that genuinely benefits staff.

Young people struggle to find quality jobs post-pandemic

While employment is booming, new research suggests that the pandemic has seriously impacted the quality of jobs available to young people.

Taste for flexible working to blame for choppy waters in the talent pool

Nearly two thirds (63%) of HR leaders have seen an increase in staff churn in the past six months.

Surviving the great resignation wave – key learnings

I'm sure we can all agree that 2020 will always be remembered as the year that crisis struck. However, for many businesses, 2021 has brought with it a whole new challenge.

Younger workers feel empowered to make changes in their workplace

More than half of employees feel more empowered to influence change in their workplace - especially younger workers.

Inflation to squeeze living standards of employees

Inflation may rise as high as 5% next year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, putting a squeeze on living standards for many employees.

More workers taking two full-time jobs in secret

Work from home rules have prompted a small but growing number of workers to take on two full-time roles.

Most UK workers don't think they're paid enough

Only four in ten (41%) UK workers think they are paid what they are worth, according to new research.

Tech firms lead the way in UK's best work/life balance

Tech companies have dominated Glassdoor’s 2021 list for the highest rated UK companies for work/life balance.

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